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1 KSRE Bookstore and Mail Center Mandy Wilson Bookstore Manager (785)

2 USPS Mail Classes Single-piece Full Postage Price Common stamped envelopes Small amounts of similar mail Many mailers use single-piecebecause it requires less preparation when they could use bulkto save time and money overall.

3 USPS Mail Classes Bulk Mail Reduced postage rate Makes handling mail easier for USPS Mailer does the work of sorting and labelling The KSRE Bookstore and Mail Center can help!

4 Steps for Bulk Mail 1. Obtain a mailing permit 2. Choose Rate: Standard, First Class, or Nonprofit Std. 3. Obtain a permit account number 4. Obtain USPS mailing supplies 5. Get Mailing List in database software 6. USPS Pave-approved sorting software 7. Meet minimum quantity requirements 8. Comply with USPS move update rules

5 Obtain a Mailing Permit Fill out application at local post office or online at Annual fee of $190, unlimited use Different types of permits available

6 Choose Rate Standard Class Most advertising, newsletters, etc. Pieces must be essentially identical (form letters) No personalized note on any pieces Cannot use for invoices, statements, etc. Mail may not be delivered as quickly as First Class (use presorted First Class to get fast delivery with discounted rates)

7 Choose Rate First Class May contain personalized information Bills, statements, etc. Nonprofit mailers do not get additional discount Mail must fall within certain weight limits for First Class rates

8 Choose Rate First Class Weight Limits Non-barcoded, machinable no more than 3.3oz Non-barcoded flats no more than 13oz Barcoded letters no more than 3.5oz Barcoded flats no more than 13oz

9 Choose Rate First Class Size Definitions Machinable: larger than 31/2 H 5 L.007 T but no larger than 61/8 H 11.5 L 1/4 T Flat: larger than 61/8 H 12 L 1/4 T but no larger than 111/2 H 15 L 3/4 T

10 Choose Rate Nonprofit Standard 2 Financial Conditions must be met: Not for profit organization None of the net income benefits an individual or stock holder Must also be one of the following types: Religious Educational Scientific Philanthropic Agricultural Veterans Labor Fraternal

11 Other Items to Obtain Permit Account Number Allows you to print bulk price postage box (called an indicia ) on your mail instead of a stamp Used to deposit postage payments before mailing Mailing Supplies Includes Mail Trays, Mail Sacks, and other supplies Provided by USPS at no charge

12 Mailing List in Database Software Manage your mailing list using a standard database format. Common Database/Spreadsheet Software: Microsoft Access Microsoft Excel Mailing List software such as SmartSoftSmart Addresser 5

13 Pave-approved Sorting Software Software like SmartSoft s Smart Addresser Sorts your mail in the correct way and produces reports needed. Verifies that each address is formatted correctly, is current and valid Helps you follow all the rules and regulations for Bulk Mail

14 Minimum Quantity Requirements 500 pieces for First Class Mail 200 pieces (or 50lb) for Standard Mail 50 Pieces for Parcel Select 300 Pieces for Presorted or Route Bound Printed Matter 300 Pieces for Library Mail 300 Pieces for Media Mail (formerly book rate )

15 Comply with Move Update Rules All bulk mailings must ensure: each recipient hasn t moved, or give permission to deliver the piece regardless of whether the name is correct Easiest way: include OR CURRENT RESIDENT under the name of the recipient.

16 Rates Typical 1oz letter (card, tri-fold, etc.) 22.2 to 22.8 using standard class 45 for regular First Class Mail! Greater discounts if you are nonprofit 11.3 to 17.2 for nonprofits

17 Rates Actual postage rate will vary Number of pieces of mail Locations being mailed to The closer they are to each other, the better the savings will be for you

18 KSRE Bookstore and Mail Center We can help with all 8 steps of bulk mailing It will save your office time and money! (We can even help with designing and printing your mailings in our department!) Contact us at (785) for more information or to get started!

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